KLST Mission and Vision

KLST Vision Statement (what we aspire to be)

The vision of KLST is to build community, a loyal and growing audience, and an engaged and active network of content creators and contributors, by providing opportunities and programming that brings the two together. The ongoing effect of sustaining KLST is to expand a dedicated listener/contributor base who embrace and support KLST, and to develop KLST as a platform for the promotion of new music, ideas, and the values that we share.

KLST Mission Statement (how we achieve our vision)

Through Unity, Transparency, and Commitment, we will continue to develop KLST Radiokallisti.org as a community of likeminded and forward focused, content creators, contributors, DJ’s and producers. An entity which promotes positive connections and fosters a sense of belonging. We will maintain a local focus for identifying and sharing music, culture, news, ideas and opinions. We will serve our audience and KLST family by providing opportunities for their creative skills and energies to Flourish.

KLST Code of Ethics and Station Principles

KLST reports on, produces, acquires and distributes music. The role of KLST is to facilitate engagement between musicians/DJs/Producers and their audience. We believe in communication, equality, and transparency. That opportunities are the foundation of translating dreams into reality. We expect our contributors to uphold these values as we do ourselves. 


Strategic Plan

  • Develop essential and indispensable programming, content, and engagement opportunities
  • Deepen relationship with our audience and contributors
  • Invest in our talent
  • Develop our infrastructure

Core Values

1. Our Audience Comes First

  1. We always strive to serve our audience better.
  2. We are committed to and engage our community in authentic and meaningful ways.
  3. We respect our audience.

2. We Embrace Change and Encourage Innovation

  1. We don’t fear failure
  2. We dedicate ourselves to growth and learning.
  3. We embrace the evolution of public radio, strategically plan for growth & change, and work in ways that make us a model for sustainability, creativity, innovation, & excellence.

3. Anything Is Possible

  1. We value the power of “Why Not?”
  2. We aim high and push ourselves to be the best at what we do.
  3. We want to work with people who push themselves to be the best.

4. Together We Build a Workplace of Success

  1. We thrive as a workplace because we encourage diversity of thought, opinion, and perspective.
  2. We behave in ways that demonstrate respect for our colleagues and the community at large.
  3. We are inclusive, compassionate, considerate, and mutually supportive.

5. Bring Your Passion

  1. We work at Radiokallisti because we want and choose to be here and not because we must.
  2. Our passion drives teamwork and collaboration.
  3. Passion drives us to maintain a high level of quality in everything we do.

6. Have Fun

  1. We never take ourselves too seriously. 
  2. We are committed to excellence with a sense of fun.